Stories

Discover more about Scotland’s heritage and how we’re working to protect it.
21 Mar 2022

What to expect when visiting our places – update

We want you to enjoy your visit to our places – your safety is our priority.

27 Jun 2022

Charities and agencies combine forces to tackle the impact of climate change

We have joined a new partnership to help tackle the impact of climate change on historical and cultural heritage sites in the UK.

27 Jun 2022

Scarce orchid found in Highlands after 250 years

The coral root orchid has been rediscovered in Wester Ross after a gap of 250 years.

27 Jun 2022

Summer at its finest

Long days, picnics and family adventures outdoors: summer is here at last! Here are some wonderful places to enjoy the sunny season at its best.

27 Jun 2022

Hidden secrets in our gardens

Ancient time-telling devices and bespoke sculptures lie nestled among the fantastic flora of the National Trust for Scotland’s gardens, which are also places of learning for new generations of gardeners.

24 Jun 2022

Herons return to Inverewe

The wildlife of Inverewe had been heavily bombarded this winter by devastating Storm Corrie, and of special concern is the longstanding heron colony.

24 Jun 2022

The impact of avian flu

How avian flu is affecting the birds in our care, and guidance on what to do if you find an unwell bird while out and about.

24 Jun 2022

Love Scotland podcast

Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, each episode tells some of the thrilling stories behind the Trust’s people and places, showcasing how everything we do is for the love of Scotland.

23 Jun 2022

Craigievar Castle closure – autumn 2022 to spring 2024

This summer is the last chance to visit Craigievar Castle before it closes for an 18-month major conservation project.